Secret Site Map
Thursday, March 05, 2015

Home News Ronald Ross to Join Ultra Safe Pest Management

Ronald Ross to Join Ultra Safe Pest Management

People

Ross, a veteran entomologist, joins the Boston-based company as director of IPM operations and staff entomologist.

| March 22, 2012

BOSTON, Mass. — Ronald Ross, a veteran entomologist, joins Boston-based Ultra Safe Pest Management as director of IPM operations.

Ultra Safe Pest has become one of the Boston areas' fastest growing companies, according to Ultra Safe President Vic Palermo. "Our ability to meet and exceed client expectations as well as our focus on advanced Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy, has been the driving force behind our growth. Having someone of Ron's experience and expertise join our team will further enhance our services. We feel very fortunate to have him here".

Ross has been in the pest control industry since 1980 and has a B.S. degree in entomology from UMass, Amherst. His experiences touch just about every corner of the industry and beyond. He has worked as staff entomologist for some of the biggest names in the business and has been a member of the Copesan Technical Committee for the past 16 years.

Ron has also written and had published several trade articles including most recently "Springtime Pests" for PCT Magazine.

In addition to training in-house pest professionals for pest control companies, Ross has taught many CEU courses for the states of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and various municipalities. He has also participated in seminars and presentations for pest control associations and other universities and organizations. He has trained in the field with some of the best entomologists in the industry including, Dr. Austin Frishman, Dr. Robert Corrigan, Jerome Quinlan, William Kolbe of (BASF) and many others.

At Ultra Safe, he will act as director of IPM operations and staff entomologist. His work will include, further enhancing the company’s IPM protocol and services, training staff, educating clients, public speaking and assistance in the field.

 

Top news

Rollins Acquires Critter Control

Critter Control is 100% franchised with 114 franchises operating in 40 states and two Canadian provinces. It is the largest wildlife control company in the United States.

Rentokil Acquires Buffalo Exterminating

Rentokil North America has acquired Orchard Park, N.Y.-based Buffalo Exterminating, a leading pest control company in Western New York. The deal closed on Jan. 6, and terms were not disclosed.

Gerbils, Not Rats, May Have Caused Black Death

Black rats may not have been to blame for numerous outbreaks of the bubonic plague across Europe, a new study suggests.

More 2014 Angie’s List Award Winners Announced

Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2014 Super Service Award winners: Arizona Pest Control, Tucson, Ariz.; Braman Termite and Pest Elimination, Agawam, Mass.; Inspect-All, Conyers, Ga.; and Gannon Pest Control, Solvay, N.Y.

Vetter Pens New Book on the Brown Recluse Spider

‘The Brown Recluse Spider,’ a new publication from spider expert Rick Vetter being published by Cornell University Press, educates readers regarding the biology of the spider and medical aspects of its bites, to reduce the incidence of misdiagnoses, and to quell misplaced anxiety.

x